Dr. Sue Padernacht

An accomplished executive, speaker, coach, consultant, and educator

Dr. Sue Padernacht at Ncline Leadership Strategies

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Dr. Sue Padernacht, EdD, PCC is the CEO and Founder of Ncline Leadership Strategies. She brings a 30+ year track record working with executives, teams and organizations to pivot, innovate or transform to meet the disruptive, volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous (VUCA) changes taking place in organizations. She uses leading-edge change agility and people development tools to drive business results, strengthen leadership capabilities, re-build cultures and teams, and re-engage employees working from home or in the field. She has worked with hundreds of organizations and thousands of leaders and employees domestically and internationally, in-person and virtually.

Dr. Sue is a trusted advisor to CEOs, C-suite executives and their mid-level management teams from multiple industries: healthcare, technology, financial services, digital advertising, entertainment, publishing, media, real estate, engineering, construction and property management, mining, virtual reality training, higher education, local and state government agencies.

Dr. Sue's expertise is seamlessly applied to non-profit organizations, that can benefit from her countless hours of volunteering, facilitating, coaching, mentoring and training. View her Nonprofit Experience.

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University of Southern California, Rossier School of Education
Doctor of Education, Organizational Change & Leadership

Columbia University, Teachers College
Master of Arts, Organizational Psychology and Development, HR Development

State University of New York at Stony Brook
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Social and Ethical Issues in the Life Sciences

Building in New York City

Certifications and Assessments

  • Hogan Assessments: Executive Selection, Succession and Development
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  • Coaching: International Coaching Federation Professional Certified Coach
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  • Emotional Intelligence: ESCI, MSCEIT, EQ-i
  • Leadership: Benchmarks, Executive Dimensions, ExecutiveView, ESCI, LPI
  • Negotiations/Influence: Negotiation Style, Dealing w/Tough Negotiators, Influence Style
  • Personality/Social Style: MBTI, FIRO-B, DISC, Predictive Index, SDI, DDI
  • Conflict Management: Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode
  • Organizational Change: Implementing Org. Transformation, Accelerating Process Change
  • Diversity & Inclusion: Emotional Intelligence in Teams
  • Innovation Facilitation: I5 Innovation in a Box

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